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ISS + today's launch


carl.wf6j@gmail.com
 

From FB Ham Radio:

All four astronauts aboard today's SaceX launch are licensed hams!
Hopkins, Michael KF5LJG
Glover, Victor KI5BKC
Noguchi, Soichi KD5TVP
Walker, Shannon KD5DXB


Gerry - WA6E
 

Interesting that the Japanese astronaut has a US callsign.

Gerry
WA6E

On 11/15/2020 10:45 PM, carl.wf6j@... wrote:
From FB Ham Radio:

All four astronauts aboard today's SaceX launch are licensed hams!
Hopkins, Michael KF5LJG
Glover, Victor KI5BKC
Noguchi, Soichi KD5TVP
Walker, Shannon KD5DXB


Andrew Silvester
 

Most likely lived and worked in the Houston area, hence the US callsign.

Actually most of the ham astronauts seem to have a region 5 callsign.
https://www.ariss.org/uploads/1/1/1/6/111680627/2020-10-19_hams_in_space.pdf

Andrew K6OP